Newborn Screening Tests for Parents
Newborn screening tests look for health conditions that aren't apparent at birth. Find out which tests are done.
Health Problems of Preemies - Nemours KidsHealth for Parents
Sometimes premature babies are born with health problems. Learn more about some of those problems here.
Medical Care and Your Newborn for Parents
By the time you hold your new baby for the first time, you've probably chosen your little one's doctor. Learn about your newborn's medical care.
Phenylketonuria (PKU) for Parents
Phenylketonuria (PKU) is a metabolic disorder caused by a defect in the enzyme that breaks down an amino acid. PKU is treatable when it is found early.
The First Day of Life for Parents
Your baby's here! Find out what to expect on that special day first day of life.
Intraventricular Hemorrhage in Newborns for Parents
An intraventricular hemorrhage (IVH) is bleeding in and around the brain’s ventricles. Most babies with a mild IVH do well.
Jaundice in Newborns for Parents
Jaundice is when a baby has yellowing of the skin and whites of the eyes. Most types of jaundice go away on their own.
Your Newborn's Growth for Parents
A newborn's growth and development is measured from the moment of birth. Find out if your baby's size is normal, and what to expect as your baby grows.
How Will I Know if My Child Has Trouble Hearing? for Parents
Find out what the experts have to say.
Respiratory Distress Syndrome for Parents
Sometimes when babies are born premature, they have trouble breathing. This can be caused by respiratory distress syndrome (RDS). Learn what RDS is, and how babies can be helped.